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exhibitions

The 165-metre Mermaid and Other Stories (solo)

19 February – 3 October, 2021
The New National Museum of Monaco, Villa Paloma

past exhibitions

I Love Art 15 – Living Tokyo

5 September, 2020 – 31 January, 2021
The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

gerlach en koop Was machen Sie um zwei? Ich schlafe.

19 September – 20 December, 2020
GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen

La Mer Imaginaire (The Imaginary Sea)

25 April – 4 October, 2020
Foundation Carmignac, Porquerolles, France

Playmode

10 September, 2019 – 17 February, 2020
MAAT Museu de Arte, Arquitectura e Tecnologia | Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon

Sensing Nature From Within

28 September, 2019 – 8 March, 2020
Moderna Museet Malmö, Sweden

Amuse-bouche: The Taste of Art

19 February – 17 May, 2020
Museum Tinguely Basell, Switzerland

The Sorcerer’ Burden: Contemporary Art and the Anthropological Turn

14 September 2019 – 2 February, 2020
The Contemporary Austin, U.S.A.

Sur les ailes du désir – on flying artistic objects

12 October to 10 November, 2019
Le 19, Centre régional d’art contemporain, Montbéliard

Creatures

10 May – 18 August, 2019
The CAC, Cincinnati, U.S.A.

Texture of Life

3 August – 29 September, 2019
Reborn Art Festival 2019, Ishinomaki, Japan

Sculptures for an octopus – What colour does an octopus like?

13 July – 1 September, 2019
Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe

タコのための彫刻 ー タコは何色が好きか?

13 June – 1 September, 2019
Suma Aqualife Paek Kobe

国立国際美術館コレクション:美術のみかた自由自在

18 December,2018 – 5 February, 2019
Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Fukuoka

Pour les pieuvres, les singes et les Hommes (solo)

13 September – 16 December, 2018
Centre d’art contemporain d’Ivry – le Crédac, France

Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale

29 July – 17 September, 2018
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale

Take Off

14 June – 28 October, 2018
Maison Rouge, Paris

Looking at Animals

25 May – 30 September, 2018
Turner Contemporary, Kent, U.K.

In Tune with the World

11 April – 27 August, 2018
Foundation Louis Vuitton, Paris

Bow to Bow (solo)

30 May – 30 June, 2018
Amanda Wilkinson Gallery, London

Kodomo No Kuni

7 April – 30 June, 2018
L’Onde, Vélizy-Villacoublay, France

AQUARIA

9 – 31 March, 2018
DAAD Galerie, Berlin

The Castle of Crossed Destinies

2 December, 2017 – February, 2018
11 Columbia, Monaco

Reborn Art Festival in Tokyo

20 October – 30 December, 2017
WATARI-UM: The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

The Show Must Go On

22 September, 2017 – 21 January, 2018
Kunst Museum Bern, Switzerland

FLOATING WORLDS

20 September, 2017 – 7 January, 2018
14th La Biennale de Lyon, France

Reborn-Art Festival

22 July – 10 September, 2017
Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan

VIVA ARTE VIVA

13 May – 26 November, 2017
57th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale de Venezia, Italy

“Offshore: artist explore the sea”

1 April – 28 August, 2017
Ferns Art Gallery & Hull Maritime Museum, U.K.

AQUA: ART for the World

22 March – 2 July, 2017
Ile Rousseau & château de Penthes, Geneva, Switzerland

Futures

14 April – 28 May, 2017
CAC: Contemporary Art Center, Lithuania

Bow to Bow (solo)

3 March – 13 April, 2017
Barbara Wien Gallery, Berlin, Germany

While I was also Listening To …

13 January – 5 March, 2017
La criée – centre d‘art contemporain, Rennes, France

The Animal Mirror

until January 27, 2017
ISCP, New York

Development

9 October – 27 November, 2016
Okayama Art Summit 2016, Japan

FOOD–Ecologies of the Everyday

11 June – 2 October, 2016
13th Triennial of Small-Scale Sculpture, Fellbach, Germany

The Snow Monkeys of Texas

22 May – 23 July, 2016
Solo show at Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

Cuban Samba

7 May – 23 July, 2016
Solo show at Nogueras Blanchard, Madrid, Spain

Echo of untouched matter

15 January – 20 March, 2016
Lothringer 13, Munich, Germany

Äppärät

25 September – 14 February, 2016
The Ballroom Marfa, Texas, U.S.A.

A History

2 July, 2014 – 7 March, 2016
Pompidou Centre, Paris

Dojima River Biennale 2015 Take Me To The River

25 July – 30 August, 2015
Dojima River Forum

MOUNTAINS WITH A BROKEN EDGE

22 May – 22 June, 2015
Bienal de la Havana

#catcontent

18 April – 21 June, 2015
Kunstpalais, Erlangen

Exchange a mobile phone for a stone tool (solo)

16 April – 17 May, 2015
Wilkinson Gallery, London

A Climate Fictionalism

21 March – 17 May, 2015
Hong-Gah Museum, Taipei

The Way Things Go

13 February – 24 May, 2015
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

A History

2 July 2014 – 7 March, 2016
Pompidou Centre, Paris

When Sky was Sea (Solo)

21 November, 2014 – 11 January, 2015
Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver

Taipei Biennial

13 September, 2014 – 4 January, 2015
Taipei Fine Arts Museum

Imagineering: Okayama Art Project

2 November – 25 December, 2014
Okayama Art Project

Sea and Flowers (Solo)

3 September – 31 October, 2014
Wien Lukatch

Sapporo International Art Festival 2014

19 July – 28 September, 2014
Sapporo International Art Festival 2014

Manners of Matter

1 May – 13 July, 2014
The Salzburg Kunstverein, Austria

Will Happiness Find Me?

19 April – 29 June 2014
Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery

Flying Me (Solo)

4 April – 25 May, 2014
Kunsthalle Bern, Swiss

City in the Sea (Solo)

21 March – 10 May, 2014
Air de Paris, France

Noto (solo show)

27 April, 2013 – 2 March, 2014
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

Aquatopia: The imaginary of the ocean deep

12 October, 2013 – 18 January, 2014
Tate St Ives, U.K.

Le Pont

25 May – 20 October, 2013
Musée d’art contemporain, Marseille, France

Aquatopia: The imaginary of the ocean deep

20 July – 22 September, 2013
Nottingham Contemporary, U.K.

Something that Floats / Something that Sinks (Solo Show)

24 July – 15 September, 2013
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, U.K.

この星のうえで(コレクション展)

4 April – 26 May, 2013
Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum

Sharjah Biennial 11

13 March – 13 May, 2013
Sharjah, UAE

how to write 1

26 January – 13 April, 2013
Wien Lukatsch, Berlin, Germany

FOOD

19 December, 2012 – 24 February, 2013
Musée Ariana, Geneva, Switzerland

ABC: art berlin contemporary

13 – 16 September, 2012
Station-Berlin

The Okayama Art Corridor

3 November – 2 December, 2012
Korakuen, Okayama, Japan

Art Unlimited Art | 43 | Basel

14 – 17 June, 2012
http://www.artbasel.com/go/id/elj/

Le Mont Fuji n’existe pas / Mount Fuji does not exist

7 June – 29 July, 2012
Le Plateau / Frac Ile-de-France, Paris

Il vaut mieux eviter tout contact avec les formes de vie extra-terrestres (Solo Show)

13 November, 2011 – 24 June, 2012
Le Centre international d’art et du paysage de l’ile de Vassiviere

Leaves Swim(Solo Show)

28 March – 15 May, 2012
Nogueras Blanchard, Barcelona, Spain

Sur l’eau (Solo Show)

9 November, 2011 – 5 February, 2012
CAPC musee d’art contemporain de Bordeaux

Shimabuku (Solo Show)

20 November, 2011 – 15 January, 2012
Overbeck-Gesellschaft : Kunstverein Lubeck

Impossible Community

8 September – 6 November, 2011
Moscow Museum of Modern Art

Our Magic Hour Yokohama Triennale 2011

6 August – 6 November, 2011
Yokohama Museum of Art

Somewhere Else

9 June – 28 July, 2011
Nogueras Blanchard, Barcelona, Spain
http://www.noguerasblanchard.com/

My Teacher Tortoise

6 May – 5 June, 2011
Wilkinson Gallery, London
http://www.wilkinsongallery.com/exhibitions/58-Shimabuku.html

Kaza Ana / Air Hole: Another Conceptualism from Asia

8 March – 5 June, 2011
The National Museum of Art, Osaka
http://www.nmao.go.jp/exhibition/index.html

Aichi Triennale 2010

21 August – 31 October, 2010
Nagoya City Art Museum (Exhibition venue of Shimabuku)
http://aichitriennale.jp/

Negotiations: The 2nd Today’s Document 2010

18 September – 24 October, 2010
Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
http://www.todayartmuseum.com/EN/visit/visit.html

Extra Ordinary

26 June – 11 September, 2010
Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, U.K.
http://www.grundyartgallery.com/

Still Vast Reserves

Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne, Australia
30 July – 28 August, 2010
http://www.gertrude.org.au

Pierre Joseph From Apple Core to Glass

Shimabuku “Kaki and Tomato”
27 March – 1 May, 2010
Air de Paris, Paris, France
http://www.airdeparis.com/

NEANDERTHALIAN NIGHTS: The world is not at home

(Giorgio Andreotta Calo / Juliette Blightman / Anthony Burdin / Shimabuku)
11 March – 14 April, 2010
Galleria ZERO…, Milano, Italy
http://www.galleriazero.it

Eating the Universe. Food in Art

28 November, 2009 – 28 February, 2010
Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Germany

KOBE Biennale 2009 LINK - Flexible Deviation

3 October – 23 November, 2009
Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Hyogo

Platform

3 – 25 September, 2009
Kimusa, Seoul

Summer Playground

18 July – 4 October, 2009
Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

FID MARSEILLE

8 – 13 July, 2009
La Galerie Montgrand – Ecole Superieure des Beaux-Arts de Marseille

Hundred Stories about Love

29 April – 30 August, 2009
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

Rirkrit Tiravanija: THE HOUSE THE CAT BUILT

13 February – 30 April, 2009
Galeria Salvador Diaz, Madrid, Spain

The Grand Illusion

17 January – 18 April, 2009
National Chiang Kai-Shek Cultural Center, Taipei, Taiwan

Mash Up

7 – 21 March, 2009
ARTSPACE, Auckland, New Zealand

New Works (Solo Show)

12 December, 2008 – 15 March, 2009
The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

Experimenta FOLKLORE

12 December, 2008 – 1 March, 2009
Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany

Between Art and Life

28 November, 2008 – 1 February, 2009
Centre d’Art Contemporain Geneve, Switzerland

Survival Action

22 October, 2008 – 12 January, 2009
Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

Sea, Sky, Language and so on (Solo Show)

5 September – 11 October
DAAD gallery

Florescendo: Brasil – Japao O seu lugar

5 July – 21 September, 2008
Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan

Album (Solo Show)

17 July – 7 September, 2008
The Street
Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, U.K.

All Our Everydays

22 May – 6 July, 2008
Gallery VER, Bangkok, Thailand

Shimabuku’s Fish & Chips(Solo Show)

10 April – 24 May, 2008
Nogueras Blanchard, Barcelona, Spain

Laughing in a Foreign Language

25 January – 13 April, 2008
Hayward Gallery, London, U.K.
http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/minisites/laughing/

Tracks of Okinawan Culture 1872-2007

Tracks of Okinawan Culture 1872-2007
1 November, 2007 – 24 February, 2008
Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum

Beautiful New World: Contemporary Visual Culture from Japan

25 December, 2007 – 20 January, 2008
Guangdong Museum of Art

Shimabuku’s Fish & Chips(Solo Show)

11 October – 18 November, 2007
Wilkinson Gallery, London, U.K.

Swansea Jack Memorial Dog Swimming Competition?(Solo Show)

5 October – 1 November, 2007
Collector’s Space 127-3, Seoul, Korea

Tomorrow

4 October – 4 November, 2007
Artsonje Center + Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
http://istomorrowabetterday.wordpress.com/
http://istomorrowabetterday.wordpress.com/artists/shimabuku/

Beautiful New World: Contemporary Visual Culture from Japan

25 September – 22 October, 2007
Long March Project + B.T.A.P + Inter Arts Center, Beijing, China

The Story So Far 2

12 July – 11 August, 2007
SHUGOARTS,Tokyo, Japan

Oriente e tropico

14 May – 1 July, 2007
Instituto Cultural Usiminas, Ipatinga, Brazil+
How to live together
26 April – 1 July, 2007
MAC: Museo de Arte Contempora´neo,?Santiago,?Chile?

Oriente e tropico

20 March – 29 April, 2007
Pala´cio das Artes, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

The Door into Summer: The Age of Micropop

3 February – 6 May, 2007
Art Tower Mito, Japan